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to be the source of contaminated steroids, which caused a rare form of meningitis. abc's steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: doctors worry this outbreak of fungal meningitis is spreading, potentially affecting more than 1,000 americans recently treated for back pain, with needles that were tainted by a fungus during manufacturing. >> the contaminated medication was a steroid. it was put into a syringe. >> reporter: anyone who has received a steroid injection in the spine since july should check with their doctor to see if it's from the tainted source. >> early anti-fungal treatment can improve the outcome of these patients. >> reporter: ground zero is this specialty pharmacy in massachusetts, where the steroid injections were made. investigators shut down the new england compounding center. but it may have shipped to 23 states. doctors say this is a rare form of meningitis, with symptoms that are easily missed. and it kills by swelling the brain. it is not contagious. but early symptoms can be headaches, fever, a stiff neck. and it can take anywhere from a week to a month to develop. so, healt
as well be an antacid commercial. plenty of o's fans sitting on the edge with indigestion. we have steve led better. you said you've been a long time orioles fan. how long as it been since post season. >> in the '90s. it's long overdue. >> reporter: you've only had 48 hours. what it been like for the last 48 hours? >> the last 48 hours, a little stressful. not sure if they're going this make. it you're watching the oakland series, the texan series. i can tell you this team has the pitching. they have the defense. they have the three-run home run. that's 1983 all over again. >> reporter: i have to bring in chad. texas ranger fan. chad, explain why you're here. >> army officer at the proving ground. >> reporter: we'rement going to use the word choke. aren't army people supposed to adapt to their surroundings? i'm wondering where the o's cap is. thank you so much chad. thank you, william. people from texas, big and proud but doing down tonight if you ask an of the orioles fans. >> it's not too late to get his kid a hat. maybe we can work on that later. >>> the place to be around town is all
's steve osunsami. >> reporter: doctors worry this outbreak of fungal meningitis is spreading, potentially affecting more than 1,000 americans recently treated for back pain. with needles that were painted by a fungus during manufacturing. >> the contaminated medicine was a steroid. it was put into a syringe. >> reporter: anyone who has received a steroid injection in check with their doctor to see if it's from the tainted source. >> early anti-fun gal treatment can improve the outcome of these patients. >> reporter: ground zero is this specialty pharmacy in massachusetts, where the steroid injections were made. investigators shut down the new england compounding center, but it may have shipped to 23 states. doctors say this is an especially rare form of meningitis and it kills by swelling the brain. it is not contagious, but early symptoms can be headaches, fever, a stiff neck and it can take anywhere from a week to a month to develop. alert.alth officials are on high steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >>> and still ahead right here on "world news," how you can make an extra $3,000 sellin
-known brand names, trader joe's, whole foods and target. abc's steve osunsami has more details. >> reporter: what's especially frightening is that most of the people who've gotten sick from the recalled peanut butter are children under the age of 10. >> i am concerned. i love peanut butter. >> you don't know what you're getting. very scary. >> reporter: this began with one brand of sea salt peanut butter at trader joe's, but the recall has now cleared out peanut butter aisles at kroger, whole foods and target. investigators have traced the trouble to sunland incorporated, a peanut butter manufacturer in new mexico that sells products in grocery stores across the country. the list of recalled peanut butter products is 101 items long, and now includes nut butters made with almonds, cashews and sesame seeds. and it gets worse. companies like the oregon ice cream company and fairytale brownies, which used the recalled nut butters to make cookies and other baked goods, are now recalling their products, too. >> people have been getting sick over the last month and because there is often a two-wee
? steve osunsami has a user's guide for families. >> reporter: today, government official trying to contain this salmonella outbreak told us it doesn't look good and to expect more reported cases linked to jars of peanut butter sold at grocery stores acros country. so far, 30 people sick, most of them children, across 19 states. for families searching through kitchen cabinets tonight for potentially dangerous jars of nut butter, it's confusing. first, what jars and brands are being recalled? well, it isn't your larger name brands like jif or skippy. those products are fine. all of the recalled products are linked to the sunland peanut corporation in new mexico. they make the peanut butter under numerous brand names. >> all the illnesses that have been investigated are related to the peanut butter products from the one plant. >> reporter: so now you've found one of these brands in your cupboard. should you automatically toss it out? the company says to look on the side of the jar for the "best if used by" date. anything between may 1st and september 24, 2014, throw it away. what i
's not apple's first problem. >> we're not prefect. >> reporter: back in 2010, a defiant steve jobs waited weeks before acknowledging an antenna problem in the iphone 4. >> then, there are customers that are having problems with iphone 4. and i apologize to them. >> reporter: a rare concession from a man whose drive for perfection made apple number one. given how detail oriented steve jobs was, one has to wonder if something so blatantly obvious would have happened under his watch. >> i think on one hand, we can definitely assume he would have been really meticulous and found these errors. but on the other hand, this could have been his fault. he was really pushing for a separation between google and apple. >> reporter: and apple ceo today suggested that customers continue to use google maps and other rival products until apple works out the glitches in its own program. clearly a humbling day for him. >> your iphone alarm still works for "gma" in the morning. >> reporter: i'll be up early. >>> so much ahead on "world news." the political power couple and the very public breakup. tonight, w
a picture of his friend, steve, he made a few friends or two over the years, while manning his post here at the yard. sphwhrerler in theee -- earlier in the year, somebody said how do you feel about the orioles, i said i don't give a dam where they finish as long as they don't finish in the basement. >> reporter: henry worked par time at the yard and loves every minute of it. >> everyone of them is nice. there is none of them -- all these people are my family. >> reporter: thank god i'm a country boy is the song, and the two step is the dance. famous 7th inning stretch allows charlie to heel while making you laugh. >> i developed lung cancer, i'm a survivor of lung cancer and battling it now and taking chemo. this is good medicine for me. >> be nice, treat people like you want yourself treated and accept the person for what they are. there is no race, color or creed. i'm 80 and been doing that all my life. too late to stop no . >> reporter: overcoming 14 years of losing, obviously, hails in comparison to taking on cancer he is doing it with a little bit of the orioles magic. coming up at
or the rookie steve johnson. have you to think though that joe saunders who have the edge just because he is more experienced than johnson. once again the orioles at the texas rangers. we are live tonight. >> i know you can't see but look at these nice hats. playoffs, orioles, 2012. how are the fans taking? i know we lost but we have had 93 wins. >> reporter: when the orioles loose sometimes you see people hold their head, disappointed. when this game ended those fans were up at the dug out, saying congratulations to them. clapping, up beat. this has been a fantastic season. nobody expected this. nobody expected anything like this. even with the loss tonight, sure there is disappointment but this is historic, first time in 15 years they have going to the playoffs if they win the game they are back home to take on the yankees. >> all right. see you in texas. as the orioles continue their ride you can follow along on the website. you can send in your fan pictures. >> part sports, part politics. something for everybody. the orioles game took front and center tonight . orioles fans weren'
in stable condition this morning. >>> one year since the death of steve jobs who died october 5th last year from pancreatic cancer. prior to his death he resigned as ceo in august passing on the responsibilities to the current ceo and that's tim cook. >>> american airlines will likely cancel more flights so mechanics can fix floor mounts in some of the 757s. this is to prevent seats from coming loose. three american planes have seats come loose while in flight. and engineers figured out additional preventive steps to upgrade that make basically lock the seats to the floor. the airlines says a majority of the planes should be back in service by saturday. in the meantime, we want to let you know we checked bwi's website this morning and no american flights out of the airport have been delayed or canceled so you should be good to go. but it's good to check before you leave. >>> it's 4:47. and lynette and lauren up here. i heard you use the word perfect. >> who doesn't like that. not the situation with the commute. >> reporter: no a third sink hole on east monument street. when it was going to
. >> he was -- the most valuable, living signature in the united states. >> reporter: expert steve walter said the name is worth more than almost anyone's in the past 30 years. >> the next highest is probably like paul mcarthy. >> reporter: he is asking 2400 for this autograph. it's worth a bit less. on e-bay some are asking $14,000 oro more. walter cautionswall. >> hundreds of years from now john i think people are going to look back and look at him in the same light as they do christopher columbus. >> reporter: that's fine for vincent who said no matter what it's worth it's not for sale. >> we don't want to sale. >> reporter: if you want to buy some it may pay to wait a few months and if you have something from him, consider yourself very lucky because very few other people have anything from him. as always, don't waste your money. >> getting behind the wheel may be getting more dangerous because of driver distraction. the department of transportation said traffic deaths are up 9% in the first six months, that's the largest increase in six months since 1975. aaa said governments wai
. steve jobs he died on this day last year from pancreatic cancer. >>> well apparently 34 million dollars wasn't enough to fix the reflecting pool in front of the lincoln memorial. the national park service has once again drained the pool clean because of an algea buildup that formed after a two- year overhaul. it will remain empty for a week. algea and scum has been covering the pool since it reopened. it's been closed for two years as part of a renovation and reengineering river water from the tidal basin instead of the city drinking water. >>> well, if you don't want to go see lance armstrong plenty of other events going on around the state this weekend. for example, you can go to fells point for the fun festival that was originally started as a way to raise funds to draw attention to fells point when the area was slated for demolition due to highway construction. and there's something for everybody food and activities for kids and it takes place tomorrow and sunday from 11 to 7. we mentioned lance armstrong because he is going to be in howard county. >> when you were a kid, you played
move for him. abc's steve osunsami has the story. >> reporter: after a 17-year murder mystery and then a bizarre trial with waseem daker, an ex-con, acting as his own attorney and frightening victims on the witness stand -- >> we, the jury, find the defendant, waseem daker, guilty as to count two. >> reporter: jurors moved quickly, closing this cold case in three, short hours. finding daker guilty of strangling flight attendant karmen smith in 1995, as an act of revenge against her housemate, loretta blatz, who was working with authorities to send him to jail for stalking her. >> a great day for karmen smith and her family. we're thrilled with the outcome of the case. >> reporter: prosecutors called him a monster and an obsessed maniac, who after killing smith, waited all day for her 5-year-old son to come walking home from school, walking through these sliding glass doors. nicholas smith was stabbed 18 times and survived. he's now 22. and after jurors read the verdict, he and his family hugged and cried. >> she was a beautiful, caring outgoing mom, whose son, nick, was the nu
sicker than he has ever been. abc's steve osunsami has this story. >> reporter: 8-year-old nate lebron says it felt like he was going to die because he ate out of a jar of peanut butter his father brought from a trader joe's grocery store. >> it felt very painful. the stomach cramps i was screaming loud. and i was saying "why does this happen to me?" >> reporter: one of 30 confirmed salmonella victims so far. families should know symptoms show up usually within three days. it was a terrible scare that started saturday, august 25th with classic symptoms parents should look for. first painful stomach cramps. then severe headache. a 103-degree fever. dysentery. by monday morning he was vomiting too, but he was now bleeding. doctors couldn't figure it out. wednesday he had to be hospitalized. his fever didn't break until friday. he was already home when the test results came back the following tuesday. salmonella, a unique strain linked to recalled peanut butter. how frightened were you by all this? >> it is our child, our baby, i don't think any parent would want to been that position. >>
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. this is steve huff he's building the mansion in southwest missouri. not only is it more impressive by the size and also being built to resemble the last of the centuries. >> it is a concrete mansion that is designed to be tornado resistant and extremely energy efficient. it's 72,000 square feet in structure. there are i believe 13 bedrooms and 14, 15 bathrooms. when it's done it will look very traditional. >> i think they call that a hotel. >> i think so too. there's nothing cozy about that but there was a rule by his wife and daughter that the home has to be attractive not just efficient and of course big enough to entertain a lot of guests. i think with 72,000 square feet they have that covered. >> where's the restroom? >>> this one is actually on the market. it was built by the former senior designer for walt disney. gray stone manor is located in california. it has five bedrooms and be like the guest house for this place. the dream home can be yours for about $1.5 million. >>> all right, if you love going to the movies and a lot of you do, but you also hate the prices that come with it. ha
. abc's steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: what is especially frightening is that most of the people who have gotten sick from the recalled peanut butter are children under the age of 10. >> i am concerned. i love peanut butter. >> you don't know what you are getting. it is very scary. >> reporter: this began with one brand of sea salt peanut butter at trader joe's, but the recall has cleared peanut butter aisles at kroger, whole food and target. investigators have traced the trouble to sunland incorporated, a peanut butter manufacturer in new mexico that sells products in grocery stores across the country. the list of recalled products is 101 items long and includes nut butters made with almonds, cashews and sesame seeds. and it gets worse -- companies like oregon ice cream, and fairy tale brownies which used the recalled nut butter to make cookies and baked goods they're now recalling their products too. >> people have been getting sick over the last month. because there is often a two week delay or so in the reporting time we expect to hear about cases for the next week or two. >>
shelves. >> but there are so many brand it actually can get pretty confusing. abc's steve osunsami sorts it out. >> reporter: government officials trying to contain the salmonella outbreak doesn't look good. so far, 30 people sick, most of them children, across 19 states. for families searching through kitchen cabinets for dangerous jars of nut butter it is tear blae confusing. first what jars and brand are being recalled? well it isn't your larger name brand like jiff or skippy. all the brand are linked to sunland peanut corporation in new mexico they make peanut butter, sunland, trader joe's, harry and david and sprouts and the brand at target. >> all the illnesses investigated are related to peanut butter products from the plant. >> reporter: the company says to look on the side of the jar if the best if used by date, between may 1 and september 24, 2013. throw it away. what yoifr family has -- what if your family has gone through half of the car, what are the signs? >> high fever, stomach cramps, dysentery which can show up in one to three days. we spoke to families of children who g
? >> ryder cup. europeans have won seven of the last eight. steve stricker and tiger woods both went over. >> and going against a bunch of nations. is that a cop out. >> listen, listen. the tough thing. this happened at medina, suburbs of chicago, on our turf. couldn't pull it off. almost insurmountable lead. >> love your passion about golf. serious, not kidding. what's coming up -- a week of nfl action on the books. >> going to sit down with espn radio new york's jason page to run through highlights. low lights and white castleburgers. >> nice. >> uh-huh. all coming up. ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol power and free. hange the way we. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health. >>> welcome back, everybody
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